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Small Group Introductory Tour of Berlin Capital of Culture Tyranny and Tolerance
"This 3-hour tour of Germany’s capital city takes a broad view of the political and ideological forces that unleashed genocide and global war in the 20th century. Berlin’s iconic landmarks while emphasizing the tumultuous Nazi and Cold War eras you will learn how in the 1700's tiny Prussia’s violent transformation into Europe’s dominant military power already set the stage for the great tragedies of recent history.We begin the tour at Potsdamer Platz the business centre which replaced the wasteland formerly known as East Germany’s “Death Strip.” Following the path where the Berlin Wall once stood through to the historic Tiergarten Park you take in the dramatic new Holocaust Memorial and the Reichstag. While the mysterious fire that damaged the Reichstag in 1933 was used by the Nazis as the pretext to suspend civil liberties and arrest political opponents the grand glass dome created for the building in 1992 by architect Norman Foster (complete with walkways that look down into the Parliament) provokes a discussion about the symbolic intentions of the cupola as metaphor for Germany’s reunification transparency and commitment to democracy.Reaching back further into Berlin’s past
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"Private Modern Berlin Walking Tour: A Diverse
Private Modern Berlin Walking Tour A Diverse Vibrant and Exciting New German Capital"Explore ­the courtyards of Mitte where the previously worn and neglected buildings were quickly restored to their former glory after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Now a hub of artistic culture consumerism and IT start-ups these labyrinthine passages provided the breeding ground for Berlin's post-unification cultural scene.Visit trendy Prenzlauer Berg scene of a demographic upheaval that has seen an influx of well-heeled and upwardly mobile young families. We chronicle the fundamental changes that have transformed this one-time working-class district into an area favored by dynamic entrepreneurs and y an old brewery complex which has been totally refurbished into a center for culture and the arts. Its transformation mirrors the metamorphosis that continues in East Berlin.Experience the exciting alternative districts of Friedrichshain and Kreuz
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City Sightseeing Berlin Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Berlin is home to renowned universities museums and entertainment venues and steeped in some of the most groundbreaking moments of world history. With one-third of its area composed of forests parks rivers and lakes this city is a gem to visit any time of the year. One of the best ways to explore the city’s offerings at your own pace is on a City Sightseeing open-top hop-on hop-off bus. Three routes with 2-hour
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DRAWING ON THE PAST

IF LIKE MYSELF YOU LIKE YOUR HISTORY, THEN YOU SIMPLY CANNOT MISS THE CHANCE TO SEE THE LONGEST AND BEST PRESERVED SECTION OF THE BERLIN WALL.THE "EAST SIDE GALLERY" RUNS FOR SOME 1300M AND IS THE...
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wanderingbilly
Jun 01, 2008

East Side Gallery

After the reunification of Germany, artists from around the world were invited to paint murals on a remaining section of the wall. Thus began the East Side Gallery. The East Side Gallery stretches...
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VDElvis
May 11, 2008

Outside Modern Art Gallery

Our tour ended at the East Side Gallery where graffetti artists have painted murals on the largest remaining parts of the Berlin Wall. I don't know if there's any effort to perserve these murals, but...
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richyoon
Apr 09, 2008

Berlin Wall - East Side Gallery

Between Hauptbahnhof and Oberbaumbruke, there is 1300m (1 mile) of the Berlin Wall which is best known as East Side Gallery.The graffiti on the wall here is the work of 118 different artists from 21...
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smirnofforiginal
Aug 22, 2007

Remains of the Berlin Wall

Located near the Ostbahnhof is the East Side Gallery. The "gallery" is depicted on the actual concrete wall. I can recommend taking a tour if you have some waiting time at the Ostbahnhof because the...
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Obak81
Oct 04, 2006

East Side Gallery

The East Side Gallery is the longest and best preserved remaining part of the Berlin Wall. This 1.3km long section of the wall is home to one of the largest open air galleries in the...
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sue_stone
Aug 11, 2006

East Side Gallery

When the Wall finally came down, people did not spare a thought for posterity. Consequently, there are hardly any places left where you can see this hated divider. The East Side Gallery is one of...
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Sjalen
Nov 06, 2005

What's left of the Berlin Wall

The East Side Gallery is the longest surviving stretch of the Berlin Wall. Artists from all over have been invited to come in and paint the wall - some make political comments about the wall and about...
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mayafly
Jun 08, 2005

Wonder Wall @ Eastside

In conjunction with the tip on the Berlin Wall (see Barricaded Berlin) is the Eastside Gallery. The Gallery is the Wall itself, painted on the east side, as up until 1989 it was impossible to get...
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Kariba
Apr 15, 2005

Visit the East Side Galleries

The historic Berlin Wall is now down but some of it and its artwork have been saved or restored giving you a chance to see what it might have been like."The Berlin Wall East Side Gallery is a...
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vichatherly
Apr 10, 2005

Eastside Gallery

It's the longest remaining bit of the Berlin Wall on which graffiti artists painted colorful images containing political and not so political messages. In the summer, just behind the wall close to the...
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actualtourist
Jul 21, 2004

East Side Gallery

It was in 1990 during Berlin’s reunification period when 1,3 km of the wall have been reserved as a memorial. More than 100 artists from 24 countries made an open-air gallery of it. Some pictures are...
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m-joy
Jun 13, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near East Side Gallery

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Maerkisches Museum

The Markisches Museum was completed in 1908 and from outside looks like a brick built cathedral. The museum was closed during WW2 and its exhibits removed but it was badly damaged. It partially...
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Alexanderplatz

Alexanderplatz is known as "Alex" to Berliners. It was a cattle market in the Middle Ages, then a military parade square and exercise ground until the mid nineteenth century. It is named after...
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TV Tower - Fernsehturm

At 368m, Berlin’s TV Tower is the tallest structure in Germany, so there’s no excuse for not seeing it. There’s an enclosed viewing platform at 203 m, and fortunately you don’t have to climb the 986...
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Sanssouci Palace

Sanssouci Palace (Schloss Sanssouci on German language maps and guides) is one of the primary tourist attractions in the city, and is where many of the tours bring their people. It has a gift...
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Karl Marx Allee

A walk along Karl Marx Allee may not be everybody’s idea of a morning or afternoon out in Berlin, but if the old GDR ideology fascinates you as much as it does me, then try and find a gap in your...
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St. Hedwig's Cathedral

St. Hedwig's Cathedral is a Catholic Cathedral, constructed in around 1747, but consecrated in 1773. It is interesting enough, as it was just the fist Catholic church in Berlin after Reformation. It...
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